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Gambegre MLA reviews scheme implementation in departments 14.12.2018 The Shillong Times
TURA: Gambegre MLA and Chairman of the State Government Programme Implementation and Monitoring Committee (SGPI & MC) Saleng A Sangma held a Review Meeting on Friday with District Officers to discuss important issues relating to the Schemes implemented by the department with special reference to pending projects in the districts of Garo Hills at Circuit […]
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ADE opposes GHADC move to cut down trees from forest reserves 14.12.2018 The Shillong Times
TURA: The Association for Democracy and Empowerment (ADE) on Friday criticized the decision of the Garo Hills Autonomous District Council (GHADC) to cut down trees from its reserve forests and auction it in an effort to generate revenue to enable the payment of employees’ salaries. “The decision for auctioning several hundreds of mature trees of […]
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Organic food can be worse for climate than conventionally cultivated food 14.12.2018 Life | The Asian Age
If we use more land for the same amount of food, we contribute indirectly to bigger deforestation elsewhere in the world.
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'200 cameras keep watchful eye over Oxford University' 14.12.2018 The Assam Tribune
'200 cameras keep watchful eye over Oxford University'
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HC seeks govt reply on NGO's plea claiming violation of noise pollution norms during Eid 14.12.2018 PTI: All news
HC seeks govt reply on NGO's plea claiming violation of noise pollution norms during Eid
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Nitish worried over stubble burning in Bihar 14.12.2018 PTI: All news
Nitish worried over stubble burning in Bihar
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Dohling slams Punjab govt over compensation to city Sikhs 14.12.2018 The Shillong Times
SHILLONG: The Punjab Government came under attack yet again on Thursday for its decision to grant Rs 60-lakh compensation to the Sikh community at Harijan Colony. After Deputy Chief Minister Prestone Tynsong, Urban Affairs Minister and member of the High Level Committee on relocation of sweeper’s colony, Hamlet Dohling, has slammed the Punjab Government over […]
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NCR sees good air day after 2 months, but respite short 14.12.2018 Metros | The Asian Age
Neighbouring Ghaziabad and Faridabad recorded "poor" air quality, while Gurgaon and Noida recorded 'moderate' air quality, the CPCB data showed.
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Bombay HC orders stay on tree felling at Dodamarg 14.12.2018 Metros | The Asian Age
Environmentalists have raised concerns over skipping the tiger core area as an eco-sensitive zone of the Western ghats.
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India will ‘overachieve’ Paris commitments, say experts 14.12.2018 World News – The Navhind Times
IANS   POLAND At a time when there is a call for all countries to do more to fight climate change, India is telling the world at the ongoing UN climate negotiations, COP24, that it is in a position to comfortably overachieve its Paris climate change commitments, and will do more. India had committed that ...
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China wants to include bamboo in climate talks 14.12.2018 World News – The Navhind Times
IANS   KATOWICE (POLAND) China has demanded the inclusion of sustainable and low-carbon bamboo in the ongoing climate talks as it can provide valuable opportunities for the green development of developing countries along the Belt and Road. The UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), the UN Office for South-South Cooperation and China’s Special Climate ...
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Tribunal stays notification over mineral mining green clearances 14.12.2018 The Navhind Times
NT NETWORK   PANAJI In a setback to the Ministry of Environment and Forest (MoEF), the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has stayed the ministry’s January 2016 notification that allowed the District Environment Impact Assessment Authority (DEIAA) and District Expert Appraisal Committees (DEACs) to undertake environment assessment and grant environment clearances for minor mineral mining including ...
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Sugarcane crushing finally begins at Sanjivani factory 14.12.2018 The Navhind Times
NT NETWORK PONDA After being delayed by almost a month, the Sanjivani sugar factory at Dharbandora has finally started sugarcane crushing in its premises with a trial run on Thursday following revocation of the Central Pollution Control Board’s order on Wednesday. Though the official crushing season will be announced on Saturday, the factory crushed around ...
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Melania Trump makes First Lady history with ride in Osprey 14.12.2018 The Shillong Times
Hampton: Melania Trump made history Wednesday by flying in a V-22 Osprey aircraft and onto the deck of an aircraft carrier. The White House says it’s the first time a First Lady has flown in an Osprey. The tiltrotor aircraft takes off and lands vertically. Melania flew from Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling in Washington to Joint […]
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Meghalaya govt irked at ‘unwarranted’ grant from Punjab govt to Sikhs in Shillong 13.12.2018 The Shillong Times
SHILLONG: The Punjab Government is under continuous attack of the Meghalaya Government  for its decision to grant Rs 60-lakh compensation to the Sikh community at Harijan Colony. After Deputy Chief Minister, Urban Affairs Minister and member of the High Level Committee on relocation of sweeper’s colony, Hamlet Dohling  slammed the Punjab  Government over the matter. […]
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PRC issue to be examined only after panel report: Arunachal govt 13.12.2018 The Shillong Times
  GUWAHATI: The Arunachal Pradesh government has said it would examine the issue of permanent resident certificate (PRC) to non-Arunachal Pradesh Scheduled Tribes only after receiving the report from the joint high-power committee (JHPC) to be further taken to the Cabinet for appropriate decision.    A statement issued on Thursday by government spokesperson, Bamang Felix, […]
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AAU hosts global meet on sustainable agriculture, biodiversity 13.12.2018 The Shillong Times
GUWAHATI:The four-day International Conference on Climate Change, Biodiversity and Sustainable Agriculture (ICCCBSA)  has begun at the Assam Agricultural University (AAU) in Jorhat where 1038 individual research papers are going to be presented. The large number of papers to be presented in the meet re expected to throw up at least 15 integrated  research projects which would […]
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Foreign experts to take part in AAU’s conference 13.12.2018 The Assam Tribune
Foreign experts to take part in AAU’s conference
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Nexus of police, illegal stone miners alleged 13.12.2018 The Assam Tribune
Nexus of police, illegal stone miners alleged
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Call for multi-layer security in riverine areas 13.12.2018 The Assam Tribune
Call for multi-layer security in riverine areas
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